I have always attributed who I am today, to what I learned in six years as a U. S. Marine. Even though I couldn’t compete with the young women who join the Corps today, I am proud that I survived OCS (and survived is the operative word), and learned what it really means to be a leader.
“To think like men of action,
And to act like men of thought!
To live life with intensity,
And a passion for excellence.”
That is the Marine Corps. That is what I learned as a young lieutenant, and what was confirmed as I progressed through to Captain. (more…)